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Canadians fear toxic waste causing cancer

Residents near Canada's vast oil sands region say high cancer rates is being caused by pollution from mining.

Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 20:21
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Protesters in Canada's vast oil sands region want a federal court to stop the expansion of a massive bitumen mine, upstream from their community.

They believe pollution from mining is causing cancer rates, much higher than usual.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Fort Chipewyan in Alberta .

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